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SPINESHANK: New Audio Interview With MIKE SARKISYAN

On June 22, Rustyn Rose of Metalholic.com conducted an interview with guitarist Mike Sarkisyan of the reactivated original lineup of SPINESHANK. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. SPINESHANK's long-awaited fourth album, "Anger Denial Acceptance", was released on June 19 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. ...

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MINISTRY: New Video Interview With MIKE SCACCIA

Sonic Shocks conducted an interview with MINISTRY guitarist Mike Scaccia prior to the band's July 20 concert at HMV Forum in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. MINISTRY's new album, "Relapse", sold 3,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 193 on The ...

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DROWNING POOL Guitarist: 'The Singer Switch Is Finally Over!'

DROWNING POOL yesterday (Wednesday, July 25) confirmed, after much speculation, that it has tapped singer Jasen Moreno from fellow Texas band THE SUICIDE HOOK to be the band's fourth and newest frontman. Moreno made his live debut as a member of the band on July 8 at a club in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Moreno replaces vocalist ...

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KERRY KING, MIKE PORTNOY Added To MARSHALL 50th-Anniversary Event

The lineup for Marshall's 50th-anniversary event just got louder with the addition of more names to the already storming lineup. Former DREAM THEATER drummer and progressive metal legend Mike Portnoy joins hit songwriter and founding member of FREE, Andy Fraser, and all-round thrash metal superstar and co-founder of SLAYER, Kerry King, for this rock and ...

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PEARL JAM Guitarist Finds Singer For Unfinished MAD SEASON Tracks

The Pulse Of Radio reports that PEARL JAM guitarist Mike McCready has found a singer to record the vocals for roughly an album's worth of unfinished songs by MAD SEASON, the mid-'90s Seattle supergroup featuring McCready, ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley and SCREAMING TREES drummer Barrett Martin. According to Guerilla Candy, that vocalist is ...

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Living Things - LINKIN PARK

I couldn't help but smile while listening to "Living Things". Not necessarily because I enjoyed the album, but it honestly amazes me that a band can spend a career chasing the tail and picking the pocket of the ever-changing mainstream, yet still end up beating the same horse album after album. While LINKIN PARK threatened ...

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IWRESTLEDABEARONCE: New Video Interview With MIKE 'RICKY' MARTIN

On July 20, Matt Bishop of TheRockRevival.com conducted an interview with IWRESTLEDABEARONCE bassist Mike "Ricky" Martin at the Vans Warped Tour stop in Camden, New Jersey. You can now watch the chat below. IWRESTLEDABEARONCE played its first show with singer Courtney LaPlante (UNICRON) on July 5 at the St. Louis, Missouri stop of the Vans ...

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CLOUDSCAPE: 'Your Desire' Video Released

"Your Desire", the new video from Swedish metallers CLOUDSCAPE, can be seen below. The clip was filmed and produced by Rainer Holmgren. "Your Desire" comes off CLOUDSCAPE's long-awaited fourth album, "New Era", which will be released in the U.S. on September 11 via Nightmare Records CLOUDSCAPE is a melodic power metal band with progressive touches ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'Damage Control' Video Released

"Damage Control", the new video from the legendary hard rock singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, JOURNEY), can be seen below. "Damage Control" is the title track of Soto's new solo album, which was released on March 27 in North America via Frontiers Records. An extraordinary performer and amazing vocalist, Jeff Scott Soto blasts ...

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AXEWOUND: Multi-Camera 'Cold' Performance Video Available

O2 Academy has uploaded multi-camera video footage of AXEWOUND performing the song "Cold" on June 6 at O2 Islington Academy in London, England. You can check it out below. AXEWOUND is the new project featuring Matt Tuck (BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE) on guitar and vocals, Liam Cormier (CANCER BATS) on lead vocals, Mike Kingswood (GLAMOUR ...

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SPINESHANK: New Video Interview Posted Online

Shadows Promotions conducted an interview with the reactivated original lineup of SPINESHANK — featuring Jonny Santos (vocals), Tommy Decker (drums), Mike Sarkisyan (guitar) and Rob Garcia (bass) — on July 19 in Marietta, Georgia. You can now watch the chat below. SPINESHANK's long-awaited fourth album, "Anger Denial Acceptance", was released on June 19 (one day ...

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MALIGNANCY: 'Eugenics' Album Details Revealed

Yonkers, New York-based technical death metallers MALIGNANCY will release their new album, "Eugenics" on October 9 via Willowtip. According to a press release, the CD promises to be MALIGNANCY's "most innovative release to date." "Eugenics" track listing: 01. Type Zero Civilization 02. Eugenics 03. Extinction Event 04. Global Systemic Collapse 05. Cataclysmic Euphoria 06. Separatists ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer DAN NELSON Welcomes Baby Boy

New York-based heavy metal singer Dan Nelson (BLACKGATES, TRED, ANTHRAX) is the proud father of a baby boy, Benjamin Nelson. Nelson recently settled a lawsuit he filed against ANTHRAX over the fallout from his departure from the veteran metal group. Details of the settlement were not made public. Nelson, who was in ANTHRAX for nearly ...

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DREAM THEATER: New Video Report From The Road

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATERJames LaBrie (vocals), John Myung (bass), John Petrucci (guitar and vocals), Jordan Rudess (keyboards and continuum) and Mike Mangini (drums) — launched a major North American headlining summer tour on June 15 in Rochester, New York. The tour includes stops at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles and the ...

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VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE!: New Video Interview Posted Online

SofakingcoolOnline.com conducted an interview with Los Angeles-based goth-metallers VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE! during this summer's Vans Warped Tour. You can now watch the chat below. VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE!'s sophomore album, "Hellbound And Heartless", sold around 2,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 10 on the Top New ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman Interviewed In Budapest (Video)

Vocalist Mike Muir of the long-running Venice Beach, California thrash/punk band SUICIDAL TENDENCIES was interviewed at Zöld Pardon in Budapest, Hungary on July 11. You can now watch the chat below. When asked why he thinks the sound of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES has stood the test of time, the band's frotnman, Mike Muir, told Loudwire in ...

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ACE FREHLEY: Jackson Fan-Filmed Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley's July 13 concert at at Jackson County Fairgrounds in Jackson, Michigan can be seen below. The show was part of the Thrills In The Irish Hills bike festival, which also included the Wheels Of Thunder festival in Grass Lake and a two-day festival in Brooklyn. Ace ...

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FULLFORCE To Release 'Next Level' In October

Swedish melodic metal five-piece FULLFORCE is currently recording its second album. The new CD will be entitled "Next Level" and will be released in October via SPV/Steamhammer. The cover artwork will once again be created by Rainer Kalwitz, who previously worked with PRAYING MANTIS and METAL CHURCH, among others. "Next Level" will be mixed and ...

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EXHUMED Rejoined By BUD BURKE

Goregrind roadhounds EXHUMED will bring their hymns of repugnance to the live arena again on this year's edition of the Summer Slaughter tour, set to commence tomorrow at the House Of Blues in Los Angeles. This run will mark the return of former bassist Bud Burke, who will take the place of Wes Caley on ...

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